Deep breathing exercises are a simple and effective way to reduce stress. These breathing exercises promote relaxation, activate the relaxation response, and reduce stress.
I began to spend much time with this plumber as he would teach me the word of God in little short spurts over breakfast or lunch or a cup of coffee in the middle of our work days. I also got to know the waitress and learned that she was always praying for her customer’s as they would come in. I also learned that that old Bible lived under the cashiers counter for cases such as mine.
1. Worship (Look Up): Be still and silent (to worship God without words)… As you wait to breath (letting your longing for breath remind you of your longing for God’s Spirit and his Word)… As you open your hands to heaven (letting your open hands express your openness to God)…